Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Chemistry Teacher (Vacancy Announcement)

A private, college-preparatory school in Baltimore is seeking a Chemistry teacher to commence work in August 2010. This is a full-time teaching position for high school Chemistry and AP Chemistry. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the full life of the school by coaching athletic teams or supervising extracurricular activities.

Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Work Begins: August 2010
Compensation: Highly competitive with local public schools
Requirements: Bachelor's degree in chemistry or related field; master’s preferred. Excellent communication and leadership skills. Strong academic record. Teacher certification not required.

To apply, visit their website and complete the online application: www.SouthernTeachers.com

Southern Teachers Agency
7 Elliewood Ave., Suite 2A
Charlottesville, VA 22903-2603
Tel (434) 295-9122

Summer Research Internship for Minority Students - Marshall University School of Medicine

Marshall University’s Biomedical Sciences graduate program is pleased to announce its 2nd Annual Summer Research Internship for Minority Students (SRIMS) to take place the summer of 2010. Applications from undergraduate minority students who have NOT graduated by August 2010 will be considered.

The program is nine weeks of graduate-level research in the field of biomedical sciences. Participants will receive formal research training while expanding their learning experience through workshops, seminars on current topics, mentoring and use of state-of-the-art core facilities.

Quick facts:

  • Dates for Summer 2010: June 1st – July 30th
  • $3,000 stipend PLUS FREE ROOM and BOARD and ASSISTANCE with TRAVEL!
  • Present results of research project at WV Summer Research Symposium
  • Application deadline is March 15th, 2010
  • Minority applicants only (e.g. Native American, Hispanic, African American, persons with disabilities). People of Indian decent are not considered minority in the science field. Applicant must be a US Citizen or have a green card.
  • Questions? Contact Diana at maue1@marshall.edu

All application information, including a mentor directory, and program information is available by clicking the following link: http://bms.marshall.edu/about/minorityresearch.aspx.

Monday, February 15, 2010

Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society “Call for Abstracts”

The Saint Joseph’s University Chapter, announces the 21st Annual Saint Joseph’s University Sigma Xi Student Research Symposium, which will be held Friday, April 23, 2010.   Undergraduate and graduate students working in the areas of Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, the Natural, and the Social Sciences are invited and encouraged to present the results of their work in the poster session.  The Symposium will commence at 5:00 pm on the Saint Joseph’s University Campus in Philadelphia, PA.   It will open with the keynote address in the Wolfington Teletorium in Mandeville Hall.   The poster sessions will start at 6:45 in the Campion Student Center.    This year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Hazel Barton, Ashland Professor of Integrative Science, Department of Biological Sciences, Northern Kentucky University.  Her talk is entitled “Amazing Caves:  Amazing Microbes” is free and open to the public.    Registration fee for the symposium is $30 for students and $45 for faculty members.   The optional dinner at Saint Joseph’s is an additional $15 for both students and faculty.  Registration and abstracts are due by Friday, April 9, 2010.  For more information including online registration for the symposium, please visit http://www.sju.edu/srs.  We look forward to seeing you.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Villanova Undergraduate Research Grants

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Fellowships, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the College of Engineering are happy to announce the 2010-2011 Call for Proposals for the Villanova Undergraduate Research Fellows (VURF) program. If you know of any students interested in independent research who are full-time Villanova undergraduate students, please have them visit our website below. The online application for funding to support independent undergraduate research during the summer of 2010 and the 2010-2010 academic year is due February 26, 2010. For additional information: http://www.villanova.edu/artsci/college/academics/curf/undergrad_research/fellows/application/ If you have questions, please contact: hanna.lee@villanova.edu